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F/F February TBR // Reading challenge announcement

This month my TBR is mainly F/F books, because I’m taking part in F/F February. F/F Feb is a month dedicated to reading sapphic books of any kind, and is hosted by Imi @ImiReviewsBooks and Ellie @FaerieOntheShelf. You can read their reading challenge announcement post here, but the aim is basically to read some F/F fiction.… Continue reading F/F February TBR // Reading challenge announcement

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Cover reveal // Courting Darkness by Robin LaFevers

Today I’m really excited to be working with Andersen Press to reveal the UK cover for a highly anticipated new fantasy novel. It’s the secret manuscript I’ve been dropping hints about for weeks on Instagram and I’m thrilled to finally be able to reveal it. Andersen kindly gifted me a free advance review copy of… Continue reading Cover reveal // Courting Darkness by Robin LaFevers

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BBC National Short Story Award and Young Writers’ Award judging panel revealed

It’s an exciting day in the writing world, as The BBC National Short Story Award and BBC Young Writers’ Award opened submissions for 2019, with broadcaster Nikki Bedi chairing next year’s judging panel. Nikki’s counterpart on the BBC Young Writers’ Award (YWA) is BBC Radio 1 presenter Katie Thistleton, who will chair the judging panel for the… Continue reading BBC National Short Story Award and Young Writers’ Award judging panel revealed

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BBC Young Writers’ Award winner announced

The winner of the 2018 BBC Young Writers’ Award with First Story and Cambridge University (YWA) was announced last night (Tuesday 2nd October) on BBC Radio 4’s Front Row.  The winner, with her story ‘Under a Deep Blue Sky’, was Davina Bacon from Cambridgeshire. Her short story was a raw and emotionally powerful tale about a… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award winner announced

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BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist announcement

The BBC Young Writers’ Award is a short story competition that gives teenage writers aged between 14 and 18 the chance to submit their fiction for the chance to have their story broadcast on BBC Radio 1 and read by a top actor (previous actors have included Sir Ian McKellen and Daisy Ridley). The winner will… Continue reading BBC Young Writers’ Award shortlist announcement